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Penticton-made movie extends show times at Landmark Cinemas

Drinkwater, starring Eric McCormack, will play in theatres until Oct. 27
Landmark Cinemas Penticton has extended the show times of Drinkwater until Oct. 27. (Movie poster)

If you haven’t had a chance to watch the Penticton-made movie Drinkwater at Landmark Cinemas, you still have a chance.

‘Drinkwater’, starring famed Will and Grace actor Eric McCormack, premiered Friday, Oct. 14. and was expected to be playing for one week at Penticton Landmark Cinemas.

But the local theatre has decided to extend show times until Thursday, Oct. 27.

The coming-of-age movie is a multiple award-winning film starring McCormack, Daniel Doheny and Louriza Tronco.

Shot entirely in the Penticton area, the iconic landmarks to grace the screen are Penticton High School, the SOEC, SS Sicamous, and the beauty of Lake Okanagan, the Okanagan Valley, the KVR trail and vineyards.

The film has appearances from Penticton Vees players and coach Fred Harbinson as well local NHL players Duncan Keith and Scott Niedermayer.

Locally, people have been taking to social media saying how they really enjoyed the sweet storyline, 80s soundtrack and how cool it is to see the local landmarks and celebrities.

To book your tickets ahead of time click here.

Watch the trailer here:

READ MORE: Penticton made movie premiers at Landmark Cinemas

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Monique Tamminga

About the Author: Monique Tamminga

Monique brings 20 years of award-winning journalism experience to the role of editor at the Penticton Western News. Of those years, 17 were spent working as a senior reporter and acting editor with the Langley Advance Times.
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